Wirecast Alternatives for Linux

    Wirecast is not available for Linux but there are some alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is OBS Studio, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Wirecast and five of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Wirecast are VokoscreenNG (Free, Open Source), Snowmix (Free, Open Source), DVSwitch (Free, Open Source) and ffscreencast (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 4, 2020

    1. OBS Studio (also known as Open Broadcaster Software, or OBS) is a screen-casting and live-streaming software available across multiple platforms including macOS, Windows and Linux.
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      Almost everyone thinks OBS Studio is a great alternative to Wirecast.
      does not crash, not trying to do more than stream successfully.
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

    2. VokscreenNG is a user friendly screencaster for Linux and Windows. It is a continuation of the now discontinued Vokoscreen project that has been totally rewritten from scratch using Qt and GStreamer.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      Snowmix is a video mixer tool for mixing live and recorded video and audio feeds. It supports clipping, scaling and transparent overlay of video, png graphics and text.
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    3. DVswitch is a digital video mixer intended for interactive live mixing of several incoming DV video streams. It was originally designed for the needs of DebConf; It has now been used for various other conferences, meetings and live musical performances.
    4. ffscreencast is an ffmpeg screencast/desktop-recording tool for the command-line with video overlay and multi monitor support.
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